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and today on "studio b," a former military prosecutor, who is now a defense attorney, told me the government has not convicted somebody of aiding the enemy since 1917. >> that was is essentially a case where somebody was disclosing information because they wanted americans to be killed. they wanted the enemy to have this information. and, in this case, i think the government just was not able to prove that pfc manning intentionally disclosed this to the enemy. >> shepard: manning supporters demonstrated outside othe courthouse today they see him as the whistle blower, a hero, not a criminal. so do lawyers who just called him naive with good intentions. manning admits he did give wikileaks more than 700,000 documents. prosecutors claim he knew al qaeda would see that information on that, prosecutors for the government lost completely. catherine herridge is on fox top story in the courthouse in fort mead in maryland. what happened in the courtroom today, catherine. >> late today the a.p. picked up comments from the defense indicating that they really felt today's verdict was a significant win
, will the accused mob boss, whitey bulger, take the stand in his own defense? he is accused of playing a part in 19 murders. while running a notorious boston gang. and, later, becoming one of the nation's most high fro file fugitives. tonight, a look at the strategy for defending whitey bulger. a bus packed with teenagers was headed back from church camp, just a mile from home when this happened. >> came from my left. hit the concrete median and flipped. >> shepard: a pastor and killed. tonight, remembering the dead, comforting the survivors and trying to figure out what caused this crash. plus, he reportedly stole more than $100 million in diamond jewelry. and he did it in a room full of people without firing a single shot. tonight, the masked man who made off with a fortune. but, first from fox this monday night, defending a notorious mobster accused of murder, over and over again. lawyers for whitey bulger began calling witnesses today and now we're waiting to hear whether whitey bulger himself will testify in his own defense. the charges against him, as i mentioned, include 19 murders. murders
to publicly release. defense attorneys are set to present their closing arg umgt tomorrow. they deny that bradley manning aided the enemy because they say there is no evidence that he knew al qaeda militants ever looked at wikileaks. bradley manning did not take the stand in his own defense. >>> peter ducy is live at fort meade maryland for us. peter? >> shepard, prosecutors hammering home that this private with access to so many secrets wanted the spotlight to himself and prosecutors argue that's the process behind his decision that led him to leak 7,000 classified files. also reminding the court that just before his death, osama bin laden was seeking manning's leaked files and say since manning was such a talented analyst, he knew that was a possibility. saying, quote, this act resulted in unfettered access to enemies of the united states. an outcome all too clear to him because of his training. the defense has argued all along that manning took great care not to leak any documents that could harm the united states. his defense team will begin closing argument tomorrow morning at 9
to the united states of america. >> and we have just learned that the amendment to the defense authorization bill proposed by republican congressman justin amash of michigan that would have essentially defunded the nsa and its surveillance program. programs that snowden had revealed, it just failed to pass the house of representatives, 217 to 205. shepard? >> shepard: jennifer griffin at the pentagon tonight. the former football great accused of murder returned to court today as we track multiple new developments in his case. prosecutors say the former new england patriots tight end aaron hernandez gunned down a friend of his last month. he has already pleaded not guilty. and just minutes before today's court appearance, the patriot's coach bill belichick made his first public comments on this case. he expressed sympathy for the family of the man who died. and belichick talked about the moment he first heard about it all. >> i and other members of the organization were shocked and disappointed in what we had learned. having someone in your organization that's involved in a murder investigati
. the defense claims bradley manning was a naive whistleblower and some call him a hero who never meant to hurt the united states. officials say the sentencing hearing could take at least three weeks. we're not crying wolf here. so says the defense secretary chuck hagel. but today he laid out some tough warnings about how the next round of looming spending cuts could dramatically hurt the pentagon's ability to do its job. >> if these abrupt cuts remain, we risk fielding a force that over the next few years sun prepared, due to a lack of training, maintenance, and the latest equipment. >> shepard: secretary hagel says among other changes the fewer aircraft available. cut several air squad drons and the army may need to reduce troop numbers to numbers we have not seen since world war ii. again, this is from the defense secretary. we cannot confirm. budget cuts are set to take effect early next year unless lawmakers can agree to some sort of solution. president obama paid a visit to capitol hill today for the first time since march, they tell us. back then, he met with members of both parties, tod
for his ex-wife says her family believes his death was not related to this trial. the it defense starts on monday. they deny he murdered anybody. no word yesterday yet on whether bulger himself might take the stand. egyptians forcing through islamist constitution. that is is nothing compared to the latest accusations against mohammed morsi. fox reports live on the new murder investigation. and the united states is making a promise about what would happen to this guy should he return to america. the latest on the nsa leaker coming up. i want to make things more secure. [ whirring ] [ dog barks ] i want to treat mo dogs. ♪ our business needs more cases. [ male announcer ] where do you want to take your business? i need help selling art. [ male announcer ] from broadband to web hosting to mobile apps, small business solutions from at&t have the security you need to get you there. call us. we can show you how at&t solutions can help you do what you do... even better. ♪ check out huge savings on great gear during the storewide tent sale and clearance event at bass pro shops. and during t
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